The Shift 100 has been created to identify the gaming technology entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of the industry’s revolutionary change. They run businesses that are innovating rapidly to meet the enhanced expectations of the modern, empowered consumer, and seek to offer greater interactivity, quality and entertainment value.
Ruffian Games was founded in 2008 by Billy Thomson and Gaz Liddon. Billy was previously lead designer at Realtime Worlds and Gaz previously ran Xen Group.
Ruffian Games consists of members from Realtime Worlds and Xen Studios, among others. They are known for Crackdown and Crackdown 2.
USP: A video game developer and publisher.
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